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1   package org.apache.texen.util;
2   
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21  
22  import java.io.File;
23  
24  /**
25   * A general file utility for use in the context
26   *
27   * @author <a href="mailto:leon@opticode.co.za">Leon Messerschmidt</a>
28   * @author <a href="mailto:jvanzyl@apache.org">Jason van Zyl</a>
29   * @version $Id: FileUtil.java 525422 2007-04-04 05:54:17Z wglass $
30   */
31  public class FileUtil
32  {
33      /**
34       * Creates the directory s (and any parent directories needed).
35       *
36       * @param s path/directory to create.
37       * @return report of path/directory creation.
38       */
39      static public String mkdir (String s)
40      {
41          try
42          {
43              if ((new File(s)).mkdirs())
44                  return "Created dir: "+s;
45              else
46                  return "Failed to create dir or dir already exists: "+s;
47          }
48          catch (Exception e)
49          {
50              return e.toString();
51          }
52      }
53  
54      /**
55       * A method to get a File object.
56       *
57       * @param s path to file object to create.
58       * @return File created file object.
59       */
60      public static File file(String s)
61      {
62          File f = new File(s);
63          return f;
64      }
65  
66      /**
67       * A method to get a File object.
68       *
69       * @param base base path
70       * @param s file name
71       * @return File created file object.
72       */
73      public static File file(String base, String s)
74      {
75          File f = new File(base, s);
76          return f;
77      }
78  }